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Can't Play Downloaded Songs When Offline

We're getting reports that downloaded songs are not playing when the app is not connected to the internet. The offline songs are grayed out but shows that they are downloaded. When connected back to the internet, same songs can be played without issu...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports that downloaded songs are not playing when the app is not connected to the internet. The offline songs are grayed out but shows that they are downloaded. When connected back to ...
  • Ivelina
  • Moderator
  • 181046 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 likes
  • Premium
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 181046 Views
  • 618 comments
  • 1857 votes

Downloaded icon is not being displayed

Hey folks, We've received some reports of users being unable to see the green arrow icon for downloads on some of their downloaded songs. However, it does show on the top of the downloaded playlist. The content is still playable with no connection an...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports of users being unable to see the green arrow icon for downloads on some of their downloaded songs. However, it does show on the top of the down...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 5379 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 89 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 5379 Views
  • 47 comments
  • 89 votes

[Downtime March 26th] Intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV, etc

We're getting reports about intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV clients and partner devices. Users are reporting various error messages in the app or web player. TV app, Playstation and other devices might also experience issues with...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're getting reports about intermittent issues with Web Player, Desktop app, TV clients and partner devices. Users are reporting various error messages in the app or web player. TV app, Playstation ...
  • sprode
  • Newbie
  • 4361 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 46 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 4361 Views
  • 23 comments
  • 46 votes

Users unable to apply Student Discount from the SheerID confirmation email

We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no longer exists."

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from users who can't apply their student discount from the SheerID confirmation email after being successfully verified. The webpage shows a 404 error: "This page no ...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 2979 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 likes
  • Premium Student
  • Fixed
  • 2979 Views
  • 33 comments
  • 49 votes

Audiobook chapters playing in disorder

Hey folks! We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder.This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We received reports that the chapters of some Audiobooks are playing in disorder. This is being looked into.
  • kenethlevine
  • Visitor
  • 8651 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 53 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 8651 Views
  • 88 comments
  • 53 votes

Issues with offline downloads on Android and Desktop

We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark is displayed (instead of a green check mark ), indicating that the action was unsuccessful.

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  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We're aware of ongoing issues with offline content on Android and Desktop, which cause downloads to fail: an exclamation mark  is displayed (instead of a green check mark  ), indic...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 2559 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 31 likes
  • Accounts
    Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 2559 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 31 votes

[Android Auto] Empty Liked Songs playlists

Hey folks!We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! We received reports that “No items” is displayed when accessing the Liked Songs playlist on Android Auto. This is being looked into.
  • Lonex124
  • Newbie
  • 4900 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 33 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 4900 Views
  • 50 comments
  • 33 votes

[Developers] Intermittent error with email verification process

We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, give us more information about the steps you're taking a...

  • Spotify Star
  • Spotify Star
  • We're getting reports of intermittent issues with the email verification process on Spotify for Developers' website. Spotify is already investigating it internally and working on a fix. Please, ...
  • Luan
  • Spotify Star
  • 3518 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 likes
  • Spotify for Developers
  • Fixed
  • 3518 Views
  • 81 comments
  • 21 votes

Random podcast episodes appear followed and downloaded

We've received reports that random podcast episodes appear as followed and are automatically downloaded for some users.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports that random podcast episodes appear as followed and are automatically downloaded for some users.
  • Vasil
  • Moderator
  • 2172 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 17 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2172 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 17 votes

Can't change from Premium to Basic via GBP

Hey folks!Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different payment method.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks! Some of you may not be able to switch to any of the Basic plans using Google Play Billing (GPB). This is now being looked into. As a workaround you can try selecting a different p...
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 913 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 likes
  • Accounts
    Subscriptions
  • Fixed
  • 913 Views
  • 18 comments
  • 7 votes

Connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing

Hey folks, We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received reports that connecting to the car automatically plays Liked Songs playlist, with or without Car Thing.   This is being investigated.
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 11204 Views
  • 116 comments
  • 56 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 11204 Views
  • 116 comments
  • 56 votes

Apple watch Series 3 users unable to use the app.

Hey folks, We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upcoming update. We'd recommend keeping the app up to date so you ...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We've received some reports about the app crashing during starting up on Apple Watch Series 3. The relevant team is already aware of the issue and a fix will be added to an upco...
  • OscarDC
  • Moderator
  • 2144 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 2144 Views
  • 16 comments
  • 28 votes

[Downtime March 1st 2021] Issues subscribing to Premium or redeeming gift cards

Hey there folks, We've received reports that users are having issues when trying to subscribe to Premium or adding gift cards to their accounts. We're currently investigating this. If you're experiencing this, make sure not to retry to subscribe whil...

  • Spotify Legend
  • Hey there folks,   We've received reports that users are having issues when trying to subscribe to Premium or adding gift cards to their accounts.   We're currently investigating ...
  • Dixon3
  • Visitor
  • 54519 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 likes
  • Payment
  • Fixed
  • 54519 Views
  • 59 comments
  • 728 votes

Podcasts won't remain paused

Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after. This is under investigation.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Android users have reported that when they press pause on a podcast, the playback is automatically resumed shortly after.   This is under investigation.
  • Yordan
  • Moderator
  • 3926 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 likes
  • Android
  • Fixed
  • 3926 Views
  • 82 comments
  • 38 votes

Volume level can't be adjusted to Quiet on Desktop

Hey folks, We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,    We've received some reports from users who are unable to select "Quiet" under Volume level in the desktop app settings. "Loud" and "Normal" options are working fine.&...
  • MihailY
  • Moderator
  • 2230 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 likes
  • Desktop
  • Fixed
  • 2230 Views
  • 19 comments
  • 22 votes

Audiobooks Discography only shows the latest release on Android

Hey folks, We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist profile, all of the Audiobooks can be seen. This is being inve...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks,   We received some reports from Android users that when clicking on the Discography section of an Audiobook, only see the latest audiobook release appears. However, in the artist...
  • Novy
  • Moderator
  • 395 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 likes
  • Mobile
  • Fixed
  • 395 Views
  • 7 comments
  • 3 votes

[iOS] Blend isn’t showing user activity

Users are reporting that when they click on their and the other person's profile pictures on the right side of every song in a Blend, no further info is displayed. The screen just dims. It used to show who listened to which song. This seems to only b...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Users are reporting that when they click on their and the other person's profile pictures on the right side of every song in a Blend, no further info is displayed. The screen just dims. It used ...
  • Ivelina
  • Moderator
  • 818 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 likes
  • iOS
  • Fixed
  • 818 Views
  • 12 comments
  • 8 votes

[MacOS] Desktop app crashing, Home page not loading

We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead. This is being investigated.

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • We've received reports from Mac users that the desktop app crashes and the Home page refuses to load - an error message "Something went wrong" is displayed instead.   This is being investiga...
  • odi
  • Regular
  • 7688 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 53 likes
  • Desktop (Mac)
  • Fixed
  • 7688 Views
  • 75 comments
  • 53 votes

Devices are not syncing

Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different devices, but users can't control what they're listenin...

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Multiple users report that playback throughout their devices is not syncing. Apparently, this makes it possible to play different content from the same Spotify account simultaneously on different dev...
  • Not applicable
  • 3064 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 20 likes
  • Other
    Your Library
  • Fixed
  • 3064 Views
  • 35 comments
  • 20 votes

Downtime February 23rd: Account page error "Something went wrong. Try again later"

Hey folks! We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into

  • Moderator
  • Moderator
  • Hey folks!   We noticed that our account page Spotify.com/account/ is displaying an error message saying "Something went wrong. Try again later". This is now being looked into 🙂
  • Maxim
  • Spotify Star
  • 1647 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 likes
  • Other
  • Fixed
  • 1647 Views
  • 14 comments
  • 15 votes